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New Partnership Signed with Thompson Autism Center at CHOC Children’s Agreement Marks New Site Implementation of TPI's Families and Schools Together (FAST) Program

April 24, 2020 by | News

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute on Disability has signed a new five-year agreement with the Thompson Autism Center at CHOC Children’s to license the Families and Schools Together (FAST) program. This partnership will allow TPI’s demonstrated FAST program to be implemented at the new CHOC Children’s center. FAST Program Model Originally developed in 2012 by

Thompson Policy Institute Develops Active Education Webinars to Support California Teacher Candidates

April 15, 2020 by | News

School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have brought about virtual classrooms throughout California for both K-12 and higher education. This has created a challenge for teachers-in-training (teacher candidates) trying to complete the necessary clinical practice hours and observations to meet the requirements for both student teaching and residency models. The current pandemic is compounded

Ethnic Studies Summit Advocating for Diversity and Inclusion

February 28, 2020 by Eden Jacnuk ‘21 | Events

On Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Chapman University will be holding its 5th Annual Education and Ethnic Studies Summit on the theme “Ethnic Studies Narratives: Situating the Personal as Political.” Featuring a day full of interactive workshops, live performances, art exhibitions, and keynote speakers, including Dr. Miguel Zavala (former Attallah

Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Dr. Gilbert G. Gonzales

November 13, 2019 by Tiffany Chen '22 | News

Given recent changes to and interpretations of US immigration policy, it is pertinent for US citizens to understand the history of American immigration agreements and programs. One such program implemented in the mid-20th century, the US Bracero Program, brought millions of guest workers to the United States from  Mexico. Even in its time, the Bracero

A Foot in Both Worlds At the Thompson Policy Institute Practice Informs Research and Vice Versa

May 16, 2019 by Cheryl Baltes and Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) recently held its fourth annual DisAbility Summit, where it shared its latest research findings and reinforced the importance of its community partnerships. The overarching theme of the summit was the principle that, at TPI, research informs practice and practice informs research. TPI’s Director Don Cardinal, Ph.D., described the relationship

Attallah College 2019 Commencement What you need to know about graduation

May 8, 2019 by | News

Attallah College Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 18 | 5:30 to 6:30 pm The Chapman Commencement weekend will be one you’ll remember for years to come. Graduates in all Attallah College academic programs (undergraduate and graduate) are invited to participate. Then comes time for you to walk across the stage and get your hard-earned diploma! For those

Fourth Annual Yorba-Chapman Writing Partnership Concludes with Celebration of Young Journalists

May 7, 2019 by Griffee Albaugh '19 | News

On Thursday, April 25, the fourth annual Yorba-Chapman Writing Partnership concluded with a celebratory publishing party. Chapman faculty, Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School teachers and administrators, Yorba journalists and their families, and Chapman University student mentors from the IES (Integrated Educational Studies) 412 Teaching Writing K-12 course were all in attendance to celebrate

Yorba Middle School Students Visit Chapman as Part of the Yorba-Chapman Writing Project

April 15, 2019 by Katelyn Carbajal '20 | Events

This is the fourth year that Chapman student mentors from Dr. Noah Asher Golden’s IES (Integrated Educational Studies) 412 class are working alongside students from Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School as part of the Yorba-Chapman Writing Project. For the past couple of months, Chapman student mentors have been visiting Yorba to help students

A Movement to Reshape Education 4th Annual Education and Ethnic Studies Summit

April 5, 2019 by Nicole Williams '20 | Events

On Saturday, April 27, Chapman will be hosting its 4th Annual Education and Ethnic Studies Summit with the theme Ethnic Studies Community Movements: From Resistance to Policy. Featuring a full day of keynote speakers, interactive workshops, performances, and artwork, the summit will explore the power of communities as well as strategies to advance the Ethnic

Stories from the Heart Freedom Writers Event Inspires Chapman Students and Community

March 7, 2019 by Cheryl Baltes and Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

Plagued by loneliness, fear, and self-doubt, 150 cynical teenagers entered a freshman class in Long Beach more than 20 years ago to find a peppy new English teacher, unaware of how that room and that teacher would drastically alter their futures and those of so many others around the globe. Following the LA riots and in

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